Modern day fairytales at she is premier
It was an evening of glitz and glamour at Filmhouse Lekki, Lagos, recently, as celebrities and players in the Nigerian film industry came out for the premiere of She Is.
Produced by Waje and Omawumi, co-founders of recently established Hermanes Media, She Is is the maiden project from the media firm. The film tackles a number of personal and societal issues women have to deal with in today’s world, and stars seasoned actors like Somekele Ilyamah-Idhalamah, Desmond Elliot, and Segun Arinze, to name a few.
Inspired by the movie’s plot, the theme of the evening was modern-day fairy tale. Guests showed up dressed to the nines in designer ball gowns, whimsical dresses, and flamboyant suits, dazzling the red carpet in an array of colors. Some celebrities, who came out to support Waje and Omawumi are Bovi, Ebuka, Seyi law, Frank Donga, Chigurl, Toke Makinwa, Banky W, Tobi Bakare, Alex Unusual, Ifuenada, Osas, Mochedah, Aduni Ade, and Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, to name a few.
Before the movie started, guests enjoyed a special debut performance of the movie’s title soundtrack single She Is by Waje and Omawumi. The guests brilliantly received the song, which was being heard for the first time.
During the screening, the audience was very expressive, reacting visibly as the story unfolded. They were especially excited at different romantic scenes during the movie, breaking into spontaneous applause several times. Afterward, many shared that the experience was quite immersive and even whimsical as they felt part of a fairytale.
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